Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Upcoming Events

USFWS Public Meeting on Ginseng January 31 Here’s an important chance for growers, harvesters, buyers and ginseng stewards to have input into the future of the American ginseng industry. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is holding a public meeting on ginseng on January 31, in Moon Township, PA. Click here to see the agenda. For more information contact Chip Carroll at 740-742-4401.

RAGA Annual Dinner
The Roots of Appalachia Growers Assocation will hold its annual dinner at 6 p.m. on January 14 at the Rural Action office in Trimble. Please RSVP by calling Elise or Chip at 740-742-4401.

Huff Run Watershed Restoration Project meeting
The next HRWRP meeting with be January 17 at the Mineral City Legion Hall at 5:30.

Explore the Environment in Mineral City
The Environmental Explorers Club will meet January 21, 2006 from noon to 4 p.m.  The club will meet at the Village of Mineral City Nicole Donant Library.  Youth ages 7-12 are welcomed to attend.

Sunday Creek Watershed Group Public Meeting
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Help us plan the annual Benefit Dinner.  We will need your input to host the best fundraiser ever!  On January 25, join us at the SCWG office in Glouster at 6:30 p.m. for a potluck dinner; the meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Eighth Annual Landowners Conference: “Farms, Forests and Communities”
Rural Action will present the eighth annual Landowners Conference on June 2-4, 2006 at Camp Oty’Okwa in the Hocking Hills region of Southeast Ohio. Mark your calendar now to attend this popular event, designed for small farm and woodland owners who have an interest in new and better ways to use their land.

Pre-registration is required; contact Cynthia at 740-767-4938. A discount is available for members of Rural Action and for participants who register by May 1. RAMBLER SPECIAL: Mention that you heard about the Landowners Conference in the Rural Rambler to receive a $5 discount.

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